Rawalpindi: Student commits suicide
RAWALPINDI: A female student of a local madressah allegedly killed herself by taking excessive dose of pills over a domestic issue in the Allahabad locality of Westridge on Tuesday, police said. Gul Bano, 18, who had been learning the holy Quran by heart, was taken to District Headquarters Hospital on Monday night where she died early Tuesday.
Mohammad Javaid, the elder brother of the victim, in his statement told the police that he was at his workplace when her mother informed him on the phone that Gul Bano had taken excessive dose of pills and her condition was deteriorating. He said he rushed to his house and shifted his sister to the hospital where she died.
Sub-Inspector Sajid Hussain Shah, who is leading the investigation into the case, told Dawn that the girl had been in distress after her mother settled her marriage with a man against her will.The body was handed over to her family after postmortem at the DHQ hospital.